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**FILE** Republican presidential hopeful Pat Buchanan shakes hands on May 8, 1999, with Nancy Ruth Mace as she became the first female graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C. Neither Citadel officials nor Buchanan mentioned Mace or the school's controversial all-male admission's policy during the ceremony. Mace entered The Citadel in 1996 after the school dropped that policy. (Associated Press)
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**FILE** Republican presidential hopeful Pat Buchanan shakes hands on May 8, 1999, with Nancy Ruth Mace as she became the first female graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C. Neither Citadel officials nor Buchanan mentioned Mace or the school's controversial all-male admission's policy during the ceremony. Mace entered The Citadel in 1996 after the school dropped that policy. (Associated Press)

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